My God, if those people would just stop video calling you.
Could you maybe, possibly, with a bit of extra time, get some f’ing work done?
To be honest KG, my homegirl from another mother (not the baller from the NBA), you have inspired me to fucking man up and write. There is no right or wrong, no perfect way. I have millions (okay, thousands) of kids ask me about getting good enough for pro basketball and the truth is, you have to be mentally tough enough to do the work and put in the hours.
A soul demands what it needs.
Do the work you little shit, is what I want to say to every kid I see, but of course, I don’t.
I give them positivity, love, and pass the buck, and plant the seed. Maybe some tough love if they really have potential.
But this piece creates a very man in the mirror type moment I had after our talk, about what I want to be after pro sports, so thank you for taking the time.
And I know what’s it like when you have little time. When people want to talk to you to feel special about themselves instead of doing their own damn special work.
I know it must get hard answering those stupid, repetitive questions, but your answers helped me reflect on my own life and path and what the fuck I am doing about it.
For what it’s worth, thank you.